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Obama Calls for Rapid Zika Research as Virus Seen Spreading

By Julie Steenhuysen and Roberta Rampton CHICAGO/WASHINGTON, Jan 27 – President Barack Obama on Tuesday called for the rapid development of tests, vaccines and treatments to fight the mosquito-transmitted Zika virus, which has been linked to birth defects and could spread to the United States in warmer months. U.S. health officials are stepping up efforts

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